Latest Stories in December
Statement from NYU Sr. Vice President Lynne Brown
Dec 19, 2011
“We are very pleased that the City and the Cornell/Technion partnership have come to agreement on establishing an applied sciences institute on Roosevelt Island. This is an important development for the city’s economic future, and we congratulate everyone who has been involved with the process.
“Health Fair for Healthy Aging” kicked off NYUCN’s Elder Care Program (ECP), November 30, 2011
Dec 16, 2011
New York University’s College of Nursing (NYUCN) partnered with NYU’s College of Dentistry (NYUCD) to host a health fair at the Grand Street Settlement, a naturally occurring retirement community (NORC), in Lower Manhattan. This “Health Fair for Healthy Aging” kicked off NYUCN’s Elder Care Program (ECP), a $1.2M grant awarded to NYUCN by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The grant allows NYUCN to provide primary care services and other health related services to over 4,000 seniors in Lower Manhattan over the next three years.
Scientists Create Largest-Ever Genome Tree of Life for Seed Plants
Dec 15, 2011
Scientists at NYU’s Center for Genomics and Systems Biology, the American Museum of Natural History, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, and the New York Botanical Garden have created the largest genome-based tree of life for seed plants to date. Their findings plot the evolutionary relationships of 150 different species of plants based on advanced genome-wide analysis of gene structure and function.
NYU Physicists Help Narrow Search for Elusive Higgs Boson, A Building Block of the Universe
Dec 13, 2011
NYU physicists are part of a research team that has narrowed the search for the Higgs boson, a sub-atomic particle that is a building block of the universe. In an announcement made today in Geneva, scientists said they have found signs of its existence and narrowed the regions where the elusive particle could be.
Tisch Dance to Celebrate the Work of Alumni Choreographers at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, Jan. 27
Dec 13, 2011
The Department of Dance at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts will present a one-night-only concert of works by alumni choreographers at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, January 27, 2012.